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What Are The Contest Rules?

Contestants have a Maximum Budget of $400 USD for all Wood, Hardware, Electronics, Finish etc. 

Used parts or parts in inventory can be used but will be assigned a new price value.

Discounts from TTG Sponsors are 100% acceptable and should be considered a "Cheat Code" for buying new parts.


All guitars must be present to be judged, no exceptions.
Contestants are encouraged to show up with their guitar or ship to Flipside Music 

Judges will be selected by Matt & Chris from Texas Toast Guitars and Ike From Flipside Music but will not include Matt, Chris or Ike.

Judging Parameters
Concept & Design
Marketability, Appeal, and Production Assessment
Woodwork & Construction Quality
Finish Quality
Sound & Playability

All guitars need to be fully operational because they will all be played by the judges.

Guitars built for other contests are still eligible provided they meet the $400.00 budget requirements.

No Entry cut-off… show up with your guitar and 100 dollars the day of the show and you are in!

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